Corprate Bias Ratings
US Foods, a leading food distributor, vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. US Foods covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, US Foods receives a Medium Risk rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
US Foods received a score of 90 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other commitments, the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
US Foods does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company focuses on funding organizations that support, “hunger relief and culinary education for underserved students” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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December 8, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/18/23||Governance||The International Brotherhood of Teamsters General Fund||Policy on Limitation of Share Awards of Senior Executives||Against||16.90%|